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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: June 27, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Arlington
Zip Code: 02476
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Verizon - From 2013-07-01 (Current)
  • Luth Computer Specialists - From 2005-03-01 (Current)
  • Cloud Technology Partners - From 2013-04-08 To 2013-07-23
Statement of Interest

Author of OpenStack Architecture Design Guide and long time participant in the project.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Cloud Integration
  • Cloud Networking
  • Telecom
  • Software Defined Networking
  • Edge Computing




 A SDN Product Strategist at Verizon, working on developing virtualized networking products and services. Involved in the OpenStack community since 2010. Helped architect some of the earliest large deployments, writing the documentation and designing the architectures as she went. Co-author of the OpenStack Architecture Design Guide. Active in the OpenStack Community as a member of the Edge Computing Work Group, developing the requirements for building tools to support Edge for several projects (StarlingX, Ironic. 

Most recently she has been working on Edge computing and Telco Infrastructure architectures that support VNF and CNF type workloads. Architected several SDN products for Verizon, including Virtual Network Services, which is 100% based on OpenStack Infrastructure. On the Open Source community side, she is on Governance and Technical Leadership committees in the role of Lead Technical Editor for LFN and GSMA sponsored CNTT project. 

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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